Harry Laing is a writer and comic performer. His most recent collection of poetry, Backbone, came out in 2010. He has written and performed 8 solo shows and his staged radio show Under Braidwood was a local success last year. Harry’s collection of poems for 8-12 yr olds, Shoctopus, is due out shortly. Together with his wife Nicola Bowery he runs PoetryAlive weekends at Geebung, their property near Braidwood.